Siddall & Hilton Products Ltd are Recruiting for a Financial Controller

£40k, plus quarterly bonus equivalent to £2,000 per annum
37.50 Hours per Week
Closing date: 29th October 2021

About Us:

Siddall & Hilton Products Ltd (est.1895) is the UK’s largest producer of welded wire mesh for high security fencing, industrial mesh and construction mesh applications.

We employ 60 people at our site in Brighouse, and to support our growth, we are recruiting a Financial Controller to help us achieve our vision to become a world class manufacturer.

With a focus on safety, performance and reliability, the business has clear plans to upgrade our site even further, so it couldn’t be a better time to join us. As a local employer with world class ambitions, we have a bright future ahead of us.

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and are looking for people with the attributes to succeed. If you are an experienced Finance professional, with excellent leadership and people management skills we want to hear from you.

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Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Finance Director with line management of a small finance team.

Full responsibility for the preparation of timely and accurate management information while maintaining integrity and control of all financial transactions.

Liaise with all stakeholders to ensure the Finance Department achieves and exceeds the requirements of the operating business, maintaining a collaborative approach with all functions. Presentation and participation as a member of the management team.

Maintain an in-depth understanding of the key drivers of the business to derive clear analysis and financial performance insights.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Budget preparation and participation, proactive engagement with all stakeholders to ensure buy in and coordination with business strategy.
  • Ownership and control of financial operations within the business, managing your own and your team’s day to day activities.
  • Financial reporting, asset-based lending management, payroll processing, regulatory compliance, treasury management, both internal and external.
  • Effective management, motivation, and development of the finance team including supervision and performance management.
  • Implementation of a change management culture by challenging and improving established controls, processes, and procedures where necessary.
  • Championing digital transformation, extensive involvement in ERP development and deployment of new functionality. Utilisation of business intelligence tools and electronic automation.

Skills & Experience:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with relevant post qualification experience.
  • Manufacturing industry experience with a strong transactional background and focus on controls and processes.
  • Microsoft Technology Stack including ERP Applications – Dynamics NAV / Dynamics 365 Business Central preferred but not essential.
  • Process improvement orientated, comfortable in challenging the status quo and implementing change whilst maintaining positive working relationships.
  • Confident communicator at all levels, good analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive and collaborative approach.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a busy workload to meet deadlines working on multiple tasks and on own initiative.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position, other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required and necessary.

Our Benefits:

  • Quarterly productivity bonus.
  • Generous holidays – 34 days paid leave per annum including bank holidays.
  • Free car parking on site and walking distance from train station.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life assurance scheme equivalent to 4 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee assistance programme.

To Apply:

To apply please complete our online application form below and attach a copy of your CV and covering letter detailing your suitability. Join us on our World Class Journey!